Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle is the only facility we were able to find in Kyle, Texas. Featuring an overall score of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective patients. Based on our ratings, this place has quite a bit going for it. The best part of this facility's impressive profile is its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall score, this nursing home performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the facility's recent inspections. We awarded it a grade of A for this area, which is one of our highest grades. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category generally have few severe deficiencies. While this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a favorable short-term care grade. Indeed, we gave it an above average grade of B+ in this area. In calculating these short-term care grades, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The purpose is to create a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was long-term care. This nursing home was given a favorable long-term care grade, with a B+ in the area. When facilities receive this type of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 99.30314 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is far higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
The last category we scored is nursing. In this category, we gave this facility a solid grade of C. This actually ended up being this facility's least impressive category. We scrutinized the qualifications of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses spent with residents, in computing our grade in this area. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures. Although this facility got docked a bit for nursing hours per resident, it excelled in a few of these quality measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients sustaining pressure ulcers, it fared remarkably well in this subcategory. This is typically a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a policy of turning residents more often.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 7.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 3.28% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 1.64% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 11.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are generally used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 4.66% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 94.73% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 18.08% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 1.58 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is important to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 18.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 11.87 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation-Kyle, 66.73% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements.
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